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New App Allows D.C. Students To Flag Safety Concerns

It could take two months for the app to be released to all of the pilot schools.
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PHOTOS: WPGC Sends Prince George's County Back To School

Tuesday marked the first day of school in Prince George's County, so we made sure to send the students off the right way. WPGC's Joe Clair and Poet got everyone excited to begin a new school year. Check out the highlights in the photos above. Follow @WPGC on Twitter and Instagram .
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7 Ways to Say Goodbye to Your College Freshman

A child starting their college journey is an exciting time, for both students and parents. While getting ready for the major shift can be scary, it doesn't have to be. After all, as a parent, your ultimate goal is preparing your kids for adulthood and giving them the skills they need to navigate...
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8 Back-to-School Items You Need Now

Back-to-school time is right around the corner. While you may not be thrilled that summer's coming to an end, going shopping for school supplies can help get you in the mood for classes. You may not be running to the door for that history lesson, but the prospect of scribbling with a cool pen or...
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9 Songs to Get You Pumped for Going Back to School

It seems like it was only yesterday that your long carefree summer days appeared endless. Unfortunately, it’s that time of year when you need to start thinking of trading the sunblock and swimsuits for backpacks and notebooks. But don’t get down, because a new school year offers more than just...
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We helped kids in the DMV get ready for school at our annual Community Cuts for Kids event.

PHOTOS: Community Cuts for Kids 2019

It was a group effort at the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC) on August 25 as kids in the DMV got haircuts, school supplies and more. Barbers, hair stylists and community leaders were on-hand for this annual event. See you next year!
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Get A Free School Backpack In Fort Washington This Month

There will also be food and music.
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Kids will now require specialized SmartTrip cards.

Metro Kids Ride Free SmarTrip Cards Summer Distribution is Cancelled

Students will have to wait just a while longer.
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